House M.D.: Season 6, Episode 10

The Down Low (11 Jan. 2010)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Mystery
9.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 9.0/10 from 1,143 users  
Reviews: 3 user

When drug dealer Mickey mysteriously collapses while negotiating a sale, his partner-in-crime, Eddie, accompanies him to Princeton Plainsboro for treatment. But with a major deal pending, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 104 titles
created 14 May 2011
 
a list of 5583 titles
created 10 Dec 2011
 
a list of 120 titles
created 24 Aug 2012
 
a list of 176 titles
created 09 Apr 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Down Low" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Down Low (11 Jan 2010)

The Down Low (11 Jan 2010) on IMDb 9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of House M.D..
« Previous Episode | 120 of 176 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Dr. Allison Cameron (credit only)
...
...
...
...
Mickey
...
...
...
Marco
...
Tommy
...
Guy
...
Edit

Storyline

When drug dealer Mickey mysteriously collapses while negotiating a sale, his partner-in-crime, Eddie, accompanies him to Princeton Plainsboro for treatment. But with a major deal pending, Mickey is not forthcoming with the necessary personal information the team needs to treat him. As Mickey's condition worsens, the team resorts to old-fashioned detective work to solve the case. Meanwhile, House and Wilson compete for the affection of a new neighbor, and Chase, Thirteen and Taub attempt to play a practical joke on Foreman. Written by FOX Publicity

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 January 2010 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When House meets with Eddie (Nick Chinlund) in private, he makes a reference to Jack Bauer; the main character of the television series "24." Nick Chinlund acted in the 7th season of 24 as the character "Masters", who gets killed by Jack. See more »

Goofs

House picks up covert listening device (a bug) hidden under hospitalized drug dealer's body (who's actually an undercover cop), which is actually a pushbutton and not a bug. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Gregory House: Yes, He won't tell us anything. Understandable, since he's a drug dealer.
Thirteen - Dr. Hadley: So he's dangerous, and withholding. Which you find irresitible. But guys like that, they never call.
See more »

Connections

References 24 (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Sway
(uncredited)
Written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz/English Lyric by Norman Gimbel
Performed by Dean Martin
(plays at the restaurant)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Where are the writers?
13 January 2010 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

A movie can stand on many things beyond writing and they usually have a bigger scope and a more ample world, but on the confines of a hospital a TV show requires extremely good writing. That's what makes good television and that's what made house great for 3 seasons.

With the team change on season 4 it seems the ability to blend character development with the medical cases was reduced, but there were still very strong episodes.

Now, with the nice version of house and uncharacteristic cases that really don't stand out, this show is beginning to display serious writing problems. There is still some wit, but mostly in the dynamic duo of House\Wilson; every other dynamic is just moving about, completely without north or proper placement.

This episode makes a strong case towards the above and it really is a shame, because what was once one of the best shows on television is looking old and unoriginal. It seems to be carrying to much baggage and being dragged down by it.

Hire better writers or put it to sleep.


5 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
End of Season 5 hallucinations jamotide
Favorite Quotes sweenms
need your viewing advice Fun_Bo
PLEASE STOP WATCHING after season 3 vso1
Radiographers do not exist bilamos8
Actresses smoking Bill-412
Discuss The Down Low (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?